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Salka announces run for state assembly

Brookfield town supervisor will try for second time to unseat Bill Magee

John Salka, supervisor of the town of Brookfield, has announced his candidacy for election as assemblyman for New York’s 121st district. Salka seeks the Republican Party’s endorsement in his second bid for the seat.

Great Decisions 2016 discussion group starts Feb. 4

The public is invited to participate in “Great Decisions 2016,” a discussion group about U.S. foreign policy, sponsored by the Cazenovia League of Women Voters, starting at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the at the Cazenovia Public Library reference room. The group will meet for eight weeks on Thursdays through February and March.

Valesky to speak in Caz about state government

Sen. David Valesky, the Cazenovia area’s representative in Albany, is scheduled to speak in Cazenovia about the upcoming New York state legislative session and then take questions.

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Hayes, Wester win town board seats after absentee ballots counted

The absentee ballots for the Fenner and Nelson elections have been counted, and the unofficial results, according to the board of elections, are that one race stayed the same while the other changed hands by only three votes.

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O'Sullivan wins county judgeship, Cazenovia area town board seats will get new occupants; Nelson election may not be over

It was nearly two hours after the polls closed Tuesday night before the unofficial elections results were posted online by the Madison County Board of Elections – and it was a night of surprising results.

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Meet the candidates: Fenner town board, supervisor up for election

The Fenner town election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will offer an uncontested race for town supervisor and a contested race for town board. In the latter race, six candidates — including one incumbent — are seeking to fill two seats. Also running unopposed this year are incumbents Paula Douglas for town clerk, Sharon Larkin for tax collector and Dan Smith for highway superintendent. The Cazenovia Republican sent questionnaires out to each of the town election candidates last week to help town residents understand who is running and where they stand on the issues.

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Nelson town election: Meet the candidates

The Nelson Town Board election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will offer an uncontested race for town supervisor and a contested race for town board. In the latter race, three candidates — including two incumbents — are seeking to fill two seats. Also running unopposed this year are incumbents Debbie Costello for town clerk and Jack Sevier for highway superintendent. The Cazenovia Republican sent questionnaires out to each of the town election candidates last week to help town residents understand who is running and where they stand on the issues.

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Cazenovia town election: Meet the candidates

The Cazenovia Town Board election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will offer an uncontested race for town supervisor and a contested race for town board. In the latter race, three candidates — including two incumbents — are seeking to fill two seats. The Cazenovia Republican sent questionnaires out to each of the town election candidates last week to help town residents understand who is running and where they stand on the issues.

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Cazenovia town board candidates discuss issues at LWV forum

Candidates for the Cazenovia Town Board election gave statements and answered questions Wednesday night on issues ranging from the health of the lake to the future of the town hall to the benefits of sharing municipal services to term limits. The discussion was part of the Cazenovia League of Women Voters candidate forum, during which the candidates for town supervisor and Madison County Court judge also spoke.

Next Cazenovia Forum: Money in American Politics

Zephyr Teachout, described by the Daily Show's Jon Stewart as the "utter unknown" who "nearly overturned the primary" in the race for New York's governorship, will deliver the next Cazenovia Forum lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the Catherine Cummings Theatre in Cazenovia.

County judge, town of Caz election candidates to debate in Caz

The League of Women Voters of Cazenovia has announced that it will host a Candidate Night at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Cazenovia Public Library community room.

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Four parties, six candidates to vie for Fenner town board seats

Four other town positions will be uncontested

The town of Fenner will have a large slate of candidates listed on the Nov. 3 ballot, with six candidates from four different political parties running for two seats on the town board, as well as uncontested elections for the positions of supervisor, clerk, highway superintendent and tax collector.

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Nelson town board race will be contested

This year’s Nelson town board race will be a contested election for two seats between three candidates: two incumbents – one Democrat, one Republican – and a Democrat newcomer. In addition, there will be uncontested elections for town supervisor, town clerk and town highway superintendent.

O’Sullivan, Cerio, Rapasadi to square off for county court judgeship

Republicans, Democrats and Conservatives went to the polls last week to elect their respective candidates to run in November for the currently-vacant position of Madison County Court judge.

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Cazenovia Town Board race will be contested

The nominations have been made, the candidates are set and the town of Cazenovia will have a contested election for town board seats this November. Up for election this year is the town supervisor’s position — which is an uncontested race — and two seats on the town board, for which three candidates are running: two Democrats and one Republican.

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